HR Announces New Life, Long-Term Disability Insurance Carrier

In this recent memo, Vice President for Human Resources Curtis N. Powell, SPHR, announces that, effective July 1, 2017, Symetra Life Insurance Company will automatically replace American International Group (AIG) as the insurance carrier for Rensselaer's life and long-term disability insurance plans.

DotCIO Announces Changes to RCS Remote Access Service

DotCIO has historically offered a remote access service on a variety of platforms, including Sun Solaris, IBM AIX and Redhat Linux. Regrettably, due to a lack of maintainability on the Solaris and AIX platforms, DotCIO will be forced to terminate those remote services.  In addition, staff within the division will also be upgrading the Linux remote access service to RedHat 7. The last day of availability for the Solaris, AIX and older Linux remote access services will be Friday, June 30, 2017.

Campus, On-line RAD Functionality to be Unavailable June 23-26

All members of the campus community should note that, due to the need to prohibit access to RAD functionality during year-end closing, campus and on-line RAD functionality and inquiry process for Rensselaer Advantage Dollars will be unavailable from Friday, June 23 until Monday June 26, 2017.

Men's Hockey to Host Golf Outing



Rensselaer head coach Dave Smith invites you to attend the 24th annual RPI Hockey Golf Outing, which will be held on Monday, August 14, 2017 at Shaker Ridge Country Club. Spend time with our student-athletes and staff, while enjoying a day with friends, alumni, and supporters of RPI Hockey! The 2017-18 Engineers will also be on hand to help players on the course and greet them at different holes.

Markus Noisternig to Bring "Spatial Audio" Performance to EMPAC

Monday, July 10, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: EMPAC Concert Hall
Cost: $18 public/$13 seniors and outside students/$6 RPI students
Description: As part of EMPAC’s Spatial Audio Summer Workshop, audio researcher Markus Noisternig will present an evening of multi-channel audio works. Using a 248-channel Wave Field Synthesis (WFS) array and a 60-channel Ambisonic dome, Noisternig will showcase the capabilities of this immersive system in a pristine acoustic space.
Contact: EMPAC 518-276-3921



Professor Boleslaw Szymanski among Co-Inventors, Recipients of US Patent

It was recently announced that a US Patent titled "Use of machine learning for classification of magneto cardiograms" was granted to Dr. Karsten Sternickel of Germany, Prof. Mark Embrechts of RPI, and Prof. Boleslaw Szymanski of NeST, RPI. The patent discloses a method for the use of machine learning for pattern recognition in magnetocardiography (MCG) that measures magnetic fields emitted by the electrophysiological activity of the heart, with direct kernel methods used to separate abnormal MCG heart patterns from normal ones.

Jewell Joins Men's Hockey Staff



Rensselaer Director of Athletics Dr. Lee McElroy has announced the hiring of Dan Jewell as assistant men's hockey coach. Jewell, a 2011 graduate of SUNY Cortland, where he played three years for the Red Dragons, will assist first-year head coach Dave Smith.

SoE's Forge to Hold Summer Open Hours

Thursday, June 15, 2017 3:00 PM - Fri , August 18, 2017 5:00 PM
Where: CII 2037
Description: From now through Friday, August 18, the Forge -- the SoE-sponsored Maker Space located in CII 2037 -- will conduct summer open hours, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm Monday through Friday.
Contact: Sam Chiappone


Men's Hockey Schedule Announced



Rensselaer's men's hockey team will play 34 games during the 2017-18 season, including 17 at the Houston Field House. Among those are contests against Notre Dame, Maine and New Hampshire, as well as 2017 Frozen Four participant Harvard. Also highlighting the schedule is a road trip to Belfast, Northern Ireland for the Friendship Four Tournament over Thanksgiving Weekend.

School of Science Graduation Brunch 2017 Photos

On Friday, May 19th, 2017 the School of Science hosted a graduation brunch for the graduating students in the undergraduate and graduate programs in all School of Science departments.  We would like to congratulate the graduates and wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors.  Please, find pictures of the event here.